A 26-year-old woman was trapped yesterday (27 October), next to the rocks of João de Arens beach, in Portimão, due to the rising tide. The victim had to be rescued by the Ferragudo Lifeguard Station.

The alert was given at 12:20 pm, by an employee of a hotel unit, and the crew of the Ferragudo Lifeguard Station were immediately sent to the scene.

Upon arrival at the scene, they found that the young woman, of Finnish nationality, was in good physical condition, without the need for medical assistance.

The victim was rescued and transported to the Portimão marina, according to the National Maritime Authority.